|Member of the Federal Diet of Germany|
|Minister for Agriculture of Northrhine-Westphalia|
July 17, 1995 – June 24, 2005
|Preceded by||Klaus Matthiesen|
|Succeeded by||Eckhard Uhlenberg|
|Member of the North Rhine-Westphalia House of Deputies|
May 4, 1952 |
|Political party||Alliance '90/The Greens|
|Alma mater||University of Kiel|
Bärbel Höhn (born May 4, 1952) is a German politician for Alliance '90/The Greens. She has been a member of the Bundestag since the German federal election, 2005, after serving as Minister of Agriculture of Northrhine-Westphalia from 1995 to 2005.
Born in Flensburg, Höhn attended the University of Kiel, majoring in mathematics and economics, and earned her Diplom in 1976. From 1978 to 1990 she was a research assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
In 1985 Höhn joined Alliance '90/The Greens, and gained a seat in the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1990. In the fifth cabinet of Johannes Rau she became Minister for Agriculture, serving in that position until 2005.
She was then nominated for the German Bundestag and gained a seat in the 2005 federal election.
Media related to Bärbel Höhn at Wikimedia Commons
- (German) Official website
- (German) Biography at the Bundestag
- (German) BILD.DE vom 22.09.2011: "Peinlicher Auftritt von Grünen-Politikerin Bärbel Höhn (59) gestern bei „Anne Will"!"